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::: garrulous - loquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity
::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
::: optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
::: shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
::: pliable - flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
::: repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
::: vying - contending; CF. vie
::: shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
::: attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain
::: visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate